Pittsburgh skyline as seen from campus
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Where to Go

You'll find fun destinations in Pittsburgh's many neighborhoods, and all are easily accessible from campus.

Market Square
  • Short walk from campus
  • Multiple places to eat (Chipotle, Dunkin Donuts, small cafés, Pizzaiolo Prima,
    DiBella's, Five Guys, Moe's and many more)
  • Large CVS
  • Activities going on in the square such as live music, markets and festivals,
    especially during the holiday season
Mount Washington
  • Beautiful view of the entire Pittsburgh skyline
  • Use the Monongahela (in Station Square) and Duquesne inclines
    (on West Carson St.) to get there
  • Phipps Conservatory
  • Schenley Park
  • Cathedral of Learning
Point State Park
  • Where the famous fountain is located at the connection of the 3 rivers
  • Beautiful views of Heinz Field and PNC Park
  • Trail and paths to walk along the rivers
  • Large grassy areas
South Side
  • Short walk down the South Side steps and across the 10th street bridge,
    but shuttle will take you for free on weekends
  • Multiple places to eat (restaurants and cafés)
  • Multiple boutiques for shopping
South Side Works
  • Shuttle will take you there
  • Places to shop (Forever 21, H&M, Goodwill)
  • Grocery Store (Aldi's)
  • Places to eat (Cheesecake Factory, Hofbrauhaus and more)
  • Entertainment in square when weather is nice
Station Square
  • Restaurants such as Buca di Beppo, Subway, Texas de Brazil, Melting Pot
  • Small boutiques and places to buy Pittsburgh apparel
  • Gateway Clipper and Ducky Tour boats--seeing the city from the rivers is a
    must-do Pittsburgh experience
  • Monongahela Incline

Strip District
  • Multiple places to shop
  • Multiple places to dine
  • Places to purchase discount Pittsburgh team apparel
  • Beautiful view of the rivers
  • Shuttle bus will take you for free on the weekends
  • Multiple stores to go grocery shopping (Target, Giant Eagle, etc.)
  • Multiple places to shop (Ulta, Victoria's Secret, Bath and Body Works,
    Dick's Sporting Goods, Carhartt, Claire's, TJ Maxx, Men's Wearhouse and more)
  • Multiple places to eat (McDonalds, Steak and Shake, Burgatory, Starbucks,
    PF Chang's, Red Robin, Dave and Busters, Longhorn Steakhouse, Jimmy John's,
    Eat n' Park and more.)
  • Large AMC theatre
More Must-See Places
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium
  • National Aviary
  • Sandcastle Waterpark
  • Kennywood roller coaster park (Phantom Fright Nights in the fall)
  • David L Lawrence Convention Center (new events every week)
  • Randyland